Kaiser clinicians on strike: Mental health professionals picket in Kona

  • Kaiser Permanente mental health health professionals picket Wednesday morning outside the Kona Medical Office in Kailua-Kona. More than 50 psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, medical social workers, psychiatric nurses and chemical dependency counselors across the state are on a three-day strike in demand for better health care. (Megan Hadley/West Hawaii Today)

  • Kaiser Permanente mental health health professionals picket Wednesday morning outside the Kona Medical Office in Kailua-Kona. More than 50 psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, medical social workers, psychiatric nurses and chemical dependency counselors across the state are on a three-day strike in demand for better health care. (Megan Hadley/West Hawaii Today)

Mental health professionals at Kaiser Permanente began a three-day strike Wednesday, taking to the street to picket in Kailua-Kona.